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Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies, MyPlate Update / Edition 12
     

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies, MyPlate Update / Edition 12

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by Frances Sizer, Ellie Whitney
 

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ISBN-10: 1133628184

ISBN-13: 9781133628187

Pub. Date: 12/06/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Updated to include the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, MyPlate, and Healthy People 2020 coverage into the text, NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES, MYPLATE UPDATE, provides practical applications and accessible explanations to dispel common misconceptions about nutrition and empower readers to make lasting behavior changes.

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Updated to include the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, MyPlate, and Healthy People 2020 coverage into the text, NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES, MYPLATE UPDATE, provides practical applications and accessible explanations to dispel common misconceptions about nutrition and empower readers to make lasting behavior changes.

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ISBN-13:
9781133628187
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/06/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Food Choices and Human Health. Controversy 1: Sorting the Impostors From the Real Nutrition Experts. 2. Nutrition Tools—Standards and Guidelines. Controversy 2: Phytochemicals and Functional Foods: What Do They Promise? What Do They Deliver? 3. The Remarkable Body. Controversy 3: Alcohol and Nutrition: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks? 4. The Carbohydrates: Sugar, Starch, Glycogen, and Fiber. Controversy 4: Are Carbohydrates "Bad" for Health? 5. The Lipids: Fats, Oils, Phospholipids, and Sterols. Controversy 5: High-Fat Foods: Which to Choose for Good Health? 6. The Proteins and Amino Acids. Controversy 6: Vegetarian and Meat-Containing Diets: What Are the Benefits and Pitfalls? 7. The Vitamins. Controversy 7: Vitamin Supplements: Who Benefits? 8. Water and Minerals. Controversy 8: Osteoporosis: Can Lifestyle Choices Reduce the Risks? 9. Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight. Controversy 9: The Perils of Eating Disorders. 10. Nutrients, Physical Activity, and the Body's Responses. Controversy 10: Erogogenic Aids: Breakthroughs, Gimmicks, or Dangers? 11. Diet and Health. Controversy 11: Nutritional Genomics: Can It Deliver on Its Promises? 12. Food Safety and Food Technology. Controversy 12: Organic Foods and Genetically Modified Foods: What Are the Pros and Cons? 13. Life Cycle Nutrition: Mother and Infant. Controversy 13: Childhood Obesity and Early Chronic Diseases. 14. Child, Teen, and Older Adult. Controversy 14: Nutrient-Drug Interactions: Who Should Be Concerned? 15. Hunger and Global Environment. Controversy 15: Agribusiness and Food Production: How to Go Forward. Appendix A: Table of Food Composition. Appendix B: Canadian: Recommendations, Choice Systems, and Labels. Appendix C: Aids to Calculation. Appendix D: U.S. Food Exchange System. Appendix E: Nutrition Resources. Appendix F: Reference Notes. Appendix G: Answers to Self-Check Questions. Appendix H: Physical Activity and Energy Requirements. Glossary. Index.

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